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Delhi: This monsoon season, national capital reports 128 malaria, 64 dengue cases 14.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
At least 40 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 11 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 128, according to the latest municipal report. Two cases of malaria were reported in February, one each in April and March, 17 in May, 25 in June, 42 in July and 40 till August 11, according to the report released yesterday by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates data on vector-borne diseases for the city. Of the total 64 dengue cases this season, 15 were reported till August 11, 19 were reported in July, six in January, three in February, one in March, two in April, 10 in May and eight in June. Four fresh cases of chikungunya have also been reported in the last week, taking the total number of people affected this season to 41. A senior doctor at a government-run facility said both dengue and malaria have different carriers. Therefore, it is not unusual for malaria cases to be reported in larger ...
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‘Malaria cases declining in Tripura’ 1.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Malaria cases declining in Tripura’
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Malaria on the rise in National Capital with 13 new cases in past week 31.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
At least 13 fresh cases of malaria were reported by the various MCDs in the civic body last week, thus taking the total count of people affected by the disease to 88. The total number of cases of dengue and chikungunya reported by July 28 are 49 and 35, respectively, higher than last week's numbers. Doctors and authorities fear that the cases will rise in the coming days because of waterlogging at various locations caused by incessant rains in the past few days. While malaria is showing a significant rise, six new cases of dengue and one of chikungunya were recorded in the week. There have been 42 cases of malaria in July, as compared to May and June when there were only 17 and 25 cases, respectively. Dengue cases have risen from 10 and eight for dengue in May and June, respectively, to 19 and nine and three for chikungunya to 19 in July. "With the amount of rainfall in the last few days, we have seen a sudden rise in the number of malaria cases," says Dr SP Byotra, Head of Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram ...
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Delhi government to issue orders to private hospitals to increase bed capacity 20.7.2018 DNA: India
The Delhi government will issue an order to all the private hospitals and nursing homes to increase beds to cater to patients suffering from vector-borne diseases, in view of the monsoon season. In addition, 500 fever clinics would be established in different healthcare facilities across the national Capital to deal with the cases of vector-borne diseases. A meeting was held on Wednesday to review the preparedness and status of the actions taken for the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria, chikungunya and seasonal influenza. A special emphasis was on the across the border transmission of vector-borne diseases. "A good intersectoral cross-border coordination would be in place so that, if, there was an increasing trend of vector-borne diseases in any of the neighbouring states and districts, timely control measures could be taken in other adjoining areas like Sonipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Mewat, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gautam Budh Nagar," the statement ...
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46 malaria cases in Delhi, 50% more than dengue infection count 2.7.2018 DNA: Top News
At least six fresh cases of malaria have been reported during the past week in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 46, according to a municipal report released on Monday. Only two fresh cases of dengue, another vector-borne disease, were reported in Delhi between June 23-30, meaning malaria continues to spread faster than dengue in the national capital. Of the 46 malaria cases, 25 were reported in June, 17 in May, one each in April and March, and two in February. Of the total 30 dengue cases this season, six were reported in January, three in February, one in March, two in April and 10 in May and eight in June, according to the report released by South Delhi Municipal Corporation. The SDMC tabulates data on vector-borne diseases for the entire city. Two fresh cases of chikungunya have been reported in the last week of June, taking its total to 16. "Both dengue and malaria have different carriers. Therefore, it is not unusual for malaria cases to be ...
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Speak up Delhi: Monsoons bring back the fear of vector-borne diseases in Capital 2.7.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
As the monsoon season arrives, so does all the problems associated with it. The major ones being the potholes on the roads and mosquitoes that cause vector-borne diseases. Many roads in the national Capital have the pits that are overlooked and are now becoming breeding grounds for mosquitoes thus causing diseases. More than 40 cases of malaria and 14 cases of chikungunya have already been reported in the city till June 23, and despite this, the open pits on roads and construction sites are left ignored. The season for the vector-borne diseases typically starts in mid-July and lasts till November-end. In order to take precautionary measures, the government has directed all hospitals to increase their bed capacity by 20 per cent. Of the total 40 malaria cases, 19 were reported on June, 17 in May, one each in April and March, and two in February. Of the 28 dengue cases this season, six were reported in January, three in February, one in March, two in April and 10 in May and six in June, according to the ...
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Monsoon arrival: L-G Anil Baijal directs agencies to intensify vector-... 29.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Monsoon arrival: L-G Anil Baijal directs agencies to intensify vector-...
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Malaria spreading faster than dengue in city, says SDMC report 26.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
No fresh case of chikungunya was reported this past week
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Ahmedabad: Heat stroke claimed two lives last week 19.6.2018 DNA: Money
Two people died of heat stroke in the city last week, taking the total number of heat-related deaths this season to three. "When heat exhaustion is not addressed, heat stroke can follow. Untreated heat stroke cases lead to death. Although there were no heat wave conditions, prolonged heat exposure results in heat exhaustion," said Dr Bhavin Solanki, in-charge medical officer of health, AMC. Malaria and dengue on the rise: At a time when the civic body and the state government have intensified their efforts to rid the city of malaria, the disease appears to be on the rise with 99 cases reported in just the last week. The threat of vector-borne diseases also looms large, especially with the monsoon setting in. The city also witnessed fresh cases of dengue and chikungunya last week. According to the health department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), the city reported 253 cases of vector-borne diseases in the first 16 days of June. Of them, 246 cases of malaria, two falciparum, four dengue and one ...
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29 malaria, 24 dengue cases so far this year 19.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Over 39,000 notices served for violations
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DPR on conservation of Devanur lake ready, but authorities sitting on it 16.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Months after a detailed project report (DPR) was prepared and submitted to the authorities, work on conservation of Devanur lake is yet to begin, much
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Most dengue cases in Bengaluru East zone 8.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Across the city, 384 cases reported since January this year
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Dengue spreads in Thrissur 6.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Six cases this month alone; leptospirosis, jaundice, chikungunya on the rise
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City sitting on a powder keg of health crisis 30.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Kozhikode witnessing mounting number of fever cases in recent years
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Develop drugs to cure diabetes: VP to scientists at IIIM 28.5.2018 General News
Applauding the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) for playing a major role in supporting the drug regulatory system of the country, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today asked scientists here to develop drugs to cure diabetes and prevent diseases like malaria, chikungunya and dengue. "Pay more attention on diabetes and other diseases such as malaria, chikungunya and dengue so that a large number of people get benefited from your (IIIM) research," he said. The vice president said he was glad to know that the institute has started a Technology Business Incubator with the objective of creating jobs for the youngsters of the state. "I am happy to note that a number of startups within the IIIM campus are currently incubating under this initiative, which is being supported by the department of science & technology", Naidu said. He said it was heartening to know that institute has a very robust drug pipeline in the areas of Oncology, Arthritis, Tuberculosis, Alzheimer's and .
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It begins with diagnosis 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
How often have you popped antibiotics without quite knowing what infection you had? Whether it is fever, diarrhoea, or cough, medicines are heavily
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No malaria cases in Mysuru since January 26.5.2018 Hindu: Health
By 2020, Mysuru will be declared ‘malaria-free’, says the Health Department
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8 cases of malaria, mosquito-breeding found at over 14,300 households in Delhi 23.5.2018 General News
At least eight cases of malaria have been reported in the national capital this year, with four of them being recorded in May. Till April 7, at least 12 cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi. Of the eight cases of malaria recorded till May 19, two were reported in February while a case each in March and April an four this month, according to the latest municipal report. Four cases of chikungunya have also been recorded in the same period. The numbers indicate early spread of the vector-borne diseases in the national capital. The cases of vector-borne diseases are usually reported between mid-July and November-end, but this period may stretch up to mid-December. There were no cases of any vector-borne disease till January 13. Meanwhile, domestic breeding checkers have found mosquito-breeding at over 14,386 households in the city till May 19, according to the report. "18,624 legal notices have been served for mosquito-genic conditions and 1,410 prosecutions have been initiated," ..
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10 more swine flu cases in National Capital in one week 22.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The latest Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), a report by the Health Ministry reveals 10 new cases of swine flu in the national Capital in the week ending on May 13. This year, a total of 55 cases have been reported in Delhi and two people have lost their lives to the virus. The report also reveals 2,835 cases and 16 (recently updated from 12 after the new death audit report) deaths due to H1N1 fever in 2017 in Delhi as compared to only 193 cases and seven deaths in 2016. New cases started to appear in January when six cases were reported in the first week itself. The increased number of cases have caused new isolation wards being made at several hospitals in, whereas some hospitals are still using their swine flu wards as dengue/chikungunya wards. "We are prepared for the worst. All medicines, IVs are in stock and isolation wards and ICUs are available, too," said Dr VK Tiwari, Medical Superintendent, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. The surge in cases had led the Delhi government to issue ...
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Ensure logistics in hospitals to tackle vector-borne diseases: LG 21.5.2018 General News
Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Monday directed the Health Department officials to ensure that all logistics, including mosquito nets, medicines and diagnostic kits, were made available in hospitals here to tackle vector-borne diseases.
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